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Fraser T Smith – 10 songs that changed my life: “It’s impossible not to feel haunted by the isolation and nihilism of Ian Curtis’ performance“

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Fraser T Smith – 10 songs that changed my life: “It’s impossible not to feel haunted by the isolation and nihilism of Ian Curtis’ performance“

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MOBO Awards reveals nominees for 2020 virtual ceremony

The nominees have been announced for this year’s MOBO Awards.  This year’s MOBO ceremony, hosted by presenter Maya Jama and Youtube star Chunkz, is set to take place on the 9th December, and will be streamed in full via Youtube, marking the first ever digital MOBOs. With over 15 categories in place for the 2020 …

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Megan Ryte accused of plagiarizing DJ Lag in new track featuring will.i.am

Megan Ryte has been accused of plagiarizing DJ Lag in a new track featuring will.i.am. DJ and radio host Megan Ryte dropped a new track and video, titled ‘Culture’, at the beginning of this week. Featuring will.i.am and A$AP Ferg, Ryte called the track a “statement record”, and said the song, alongside her debut album, “represents …

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How to get started hacking Mutable Instruments modules, in a video guide

Sure, you might know Mutable Instruments’ terrific Eurorack modules are open and hackable – but do you know where to start? Our friend Michael Forrest walks you through it all in a friendly video. Have a look: [embedded content] The trick here is that Emilie has made it easy by employing a custom development environment: …

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The electronic music world is reeling after news of i_o’s death

Just four days after the November 20 release of i_o‘s “Castles In The Sky” remix, the electronic dance music community was left reeling with the news of the 30-year-old producer’s untimely death. As the shock that i_o, born Garrett Lockhart, could so soon be gone permeated through the dance music industry, i_o’s friends and professional …

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Ten Ways Behringer Could Have Improved On The Arturia KeyStep

The Behringer introduction, earlier this week, of the Swing MIDI controller – a knockoff of the popular Arturia Keystep – struck many readers as sad and even pathetic. Or, as Glen Darcey, VP of Product Management at Arturia during the development of the original Keystep, says, “To take a product that has been on the …

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Tomorrowland shares stage teasers for virtual New Years Eve festival

Tomorrowland has shared stage teasers for this year’s digital New Year’s Eve festival. Following the announcement of the digital festival last month, Tomorrowland has now revealed renders of the four stages for the NYE special. The online event will take place inside NAOZ, a digital environment that consists of four stages, and has been designed by Tomorrowland’s creative team and 3D artists.  …

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DJ Mag and foundation.fm team up for five-hour takeover this week

On Friday 27th November, DJ Mag will take over South London radio station foundation.fm for five hours.  Hosted by our own digital tech editor Declan McGlynn, the show will highlight our staff’s favourite tracks of 2020, alongside mixes from up-and-coming UK talent from across the electronic music spectrum. Launched in November 2018 by Becky Richardson, …

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Get deep in the Radical Sounds of Latin America – listen, watch, read

Get dance-y. Get academic. Discover cannibalistic vocal technique, pre-colonial archaeology (with or without AI), mixes, reading, virtual raves – all of it radical. Time for a music dump from a fresh Latin American project. Pictured at top, CAO (check SoundCloud). Radical Sounds Latin America is a multi-dimensional platform – a journal, a festival, music mixes, …

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